The Lottery League talks Lottery League Showcase at the Rock Hall – August 28th, 7pm


  Our friend John Petkovic of the Plain Dealer (who Cleveland music lovers know from so many great bands such as Cobra Verde, Sweet Apple, Scarcity of Tanks, and of course the legendary Death of Samantha) wrote about the upcoming Lottery League Showcase  at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum featuring 2013 Cleveland […]

August 28th Lottery League Showcase at the Rock Hall!


    We are very excited about the 2013 Cleveland Lottery League bands Queen of Hell, Douglas Adams Family, Dinosaur Coffin and Psychic Thrills all being on a bill together for the the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum’s great FREE summer shows, “The Summer in the City Series“, and to have this […]

The Lottery League and… Economic Impact?

Cleveland State University prepared an economic impact study about the Cleveland music sector for the Community Partnership for Arts and Culture. The Lottery League was one of their case studies: More than the Council of Chiefs could have ever imagined, both the 2008 and 2010 shows were hugely successful. Approximately 150 artists formed 33 distinct […]

Whopperjaw Interviews the Council of Chiefs

Don’t miss this great interview with the Council of Chiefs about the birth, life and future of the Lottery League: …one Saturday morning my friend Nate was over and I glanced on Myspace which everyone was using then. Ed Sotelo had posted a long rant on there about the lousy music he had seen the […]

The Plain Dealer Covers Lottery League 2008

John Petkovic covered the Lottery League 2008 for the Plain Dealer: Four strangers walk into a room, plug in and start a band. A noisy concept no doubt. But as Snuggle Prophet discovered, four people from radically different musical backgrounds — pop, metal, punk and avant-garde noise — could craft a seamless sound. Well, for […]

Shark&Minnow on Lottery League 2013

Eric Kogelschatz is looking forward to this year’s Big Show! One of my first memories of Cleveland was the 2010 Lottery League. I had just moved to Cleveland from Boston where I was a drummer in an indie rock band. I was new to the scene and curious to see what was happening. We attended […]

Organic/Mechanic Recaps Lottery League 2008

Here’s a bit of what Adam Harvey thought about our 2008 show: Nothing cooler than last night is going to happen in Cleveland this year. Over 150 local musicians were randomly shuffled into 33 new bands; these bands had six weeks to make music for a 10 minute set at the Beachland Ballroom. The resulting […]

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